The two day accredited CITB Temporary Works Co-ordinator course is designed to assist those on site who have responsibility for managing all forms of temporary works. It is also designed to give confidence to senior management and those who engage contractors that they have a recognised standard of knowledge and understanding.
The CITB Temporary Works Co-ordinator course is also designed to give confidence to senior management and those who engage contractors that they have a recognised standard of knowledge and understanding.
Situations involving complex temporary works may occur on small as well as larger sites hence understanding the essentials of good safety risk management, as outlined in BS5975, is relevant for projects of all sizes. This course will give the delegate thorough knowledge of the Temporary Works Co-ordinator role. Please note that attendance of this course does not confirm competency as a Temporary Works Co-ordinator. Competence will come from a mixture of education, training and experience. However, training is considered an essential element of TWC competence.
Site Safety Plus ask that delegates refer to the current British Standards BS5975 for Temporary Works (Code of Practice) prior to their training.
*PLEASE NOTE – It will take approximately 6-8 weeks for the CITB to issue certification*
At the end of the training successful delegates will be able to:
- Understand the need for, and the duties of, a Temporary Works Co-ordinator
- Understand the roles of others on the site
- Understand the BS5975 and the code of best practice for temporary structures on building sites
The CITB Temporary Works Co-ordinator course will cover the following topics:
- Temporary Works Overview
- Background Information
- Statutory aspects of temporary works
- Risk assessments and method statements
- Management of the temporary works process
*Delegates must attend both of the days, in accordance with the course programme, to achieve the necessary learning objectives*
Candidates will be assessed throughout the course with practical exercises. In addition to this there is a multiple choice test paper delegates must successfully pass in order to obtain their CITB certification. Certificates are valid for 5 years.
Who should attend?
CITB Temporary Works Co-ordinator is ideal for anyone who has been considered for a Temporary Works Co-ordinator/Supervisor role and wishes to progress to the next professional level. It may also be of interest to others involved in the temporary works co-ordination process including:
- Site or Project managers
- Designers and supervisors working for clients
- Consultants and contractors who need a good understanding of the safety and technical implications of temporary works